Travel from Chennai to Auroville

Bus or train from Chennai to Auroville?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Auroville once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Auroville every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

How to get from Chennai to Auroville

ModeDurationPrice
From Chennai Egmore (MS) train to Puducherry (PDY) then taxi to Auroville.4 h 32 min₹1,131
From Veppampattu bus to Chennai, bus to Pondicherry, then taxi to Auroville.5 h 29 min₹930
From Chennai taxi to Auroville.2 h 19 min₹3,076
From Chennai drive to Auroville.2 h 19 min₹1,337

How long does it take to get from Chennai to Auroville?

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Chennai to Auroville, including transfers.

Operators from Chennai to Auroville

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Indian RailwaysIndian Railways
MTCMTC
RedBusRedBus